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Sri Jagadeeswarar temple

Significance

Significance


Lord Shiva in the temple is a swayambumurthi.This is the 114th Lord Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in the Thevaram hymns of Saint Tirunavukkarasar in his Kurnthogai part. 

Lord Sabapathi-Nataraja here is more handsome than in other temples, says the sthala purana.  Woman poet of this place Muruvalar?s verses in Kurunthogai and Purananooru-Sangam literatures-speak the reputation of this temple. 

The temple celebrates Chithirai Sashti festival for Lord Muruga in  April-May.Those suffering from leprosy pray here after a dip in the Agni theertha hoping to be cured.   

Moolavar:Jagadeeswarar  

Amman / Thayar: Jagan Nayaki ? Pen Amirtha Nayaki
 
Thala Virutcham: Citric Tree ? Narathai Maram 

Theertham:Agni Theertham
   
Old year:1000-2000 years old

City:Ogai Perayur

About

About


Sri Jagadeeswarar Temple is one of the ancient temple situated in thiruvarur district.The temple has a 3 tier Rajagopuram facing east with a single prakara.  There are shrines for Lords Karpaga Vinayaka, Muruga, Bhairava, Ayyanar, Sun-Surya, Moon-Chandra, Lingodhbava and Mothers Mahalakshmi and Durga. 

It is noteworthy that famous Shiva temples of hymn importance are around this place as Thalayalangadu in south east, Tirunatiyathankudi in northwest, Tiruvarur in southwest and Tiruventhurai in northeast- all praised in hymns.

Lord Sabapathi-Nataraja here is more handsome than in other temples, says the sthala purana.  Woman poet of this place Muruvalar?s verses in Kurunthogai and Purananooru-Sangam literatures-speak the reputation of this temple. 

The temple celebrates Chithirai Sashti festival for Lord Muruga in  April-May.


Temple Festivals:

Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Maha Shivrathri in February March are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Temple Timings:


Temple is open from 8.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


Do's:

  • Do pray Your Ishta Devata before Pilgrimage to temple
  • Do Contact Temple Devasthanam information center for inquiry ,temple information and for pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any Purpose other than worshiping of God and Goddess
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple
  • Do not Eat Non Vegetarian food in the Kshetram
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Dharshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets ,caps ,turbans and hats inside the temple premises



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